Shades of Red

Shades of Red

A Poem by emily

The colour of lust bold and hot

Radiating sultry lips of crimson

Which pucker to temptations call

Beckoning with covetous hunger

To devour desire with sweet red tongue

Which moistens full luscious lips

Parting for whispers of deep seeded longing.


Shades of heat rising through warming blood

Pumping hard through veins of arousal

Circulating cherry tones of grinning seduction

And raising goosebumps along peek-a-boo flesh

To awaken senses of magnetic provocation


Skin glistens like dew covered grass

With beads of sweat rolling down like pebbles

Over tantalizing curves swelling with unbearable need

To a bed below so soft with moss, cooling steamy flesh

Of desire so ripe, rippling out in a wave of pleasure

To caress the universal hunger with blazing tongues of fire

And evoke that animalistic craving of satisfaction


With lips of scarlet plump with lust

And the cool motion of a slender finger

She beckons all to taste her sweet flesh

Planting kisses of blossoming roses

Along the soft pale skin of a goddess

As fine silks fall away like feathers

Like the feathers from the stroking wings

Of the seducing angle, the smirking temptress.

© 2010 emily

Author's Note

Written for the 'Angles and Ravens" contest. Picture prompted.

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Very well written and visual! Your words carried me along with anticipation for the complete revealing of your story. Extremely sensual as it leads one down the path but not vulgar more like a tease leaving one wanting satisfaction and more I like it, hope you win.

Posted 8 Years Ago

2 of 2 people found this review constructive.


Goddess Of.. Contest

Emily this poem was just fantastic and it blew me away. It was head and shoulders above the other entries and it spoke Goddess from beginning to end. Superb write!

Posted 7 Years Ago

Very good job!

Posted 7 Years Ago

Erotic, sensual, provocative and very well done did you mean Angel or Angle? because i cant work out what angle your coming from

Posted 8 Years Ago

this was exquisite "And evoke that animalistic craving of satisfaction" ...loved the flow it was so intense

Posted 8 Years Ago

I loved this poem :)
Great write :)))

Posted 8 Years Ago

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goodness this is amazing. Love this write

Posted 8 Years Ago

I loved it.! I could only hope to write as amazing as you do one day. I mean that is a lot of writing for only describing the color of red. Your writings are just as beautiful as you. Please go review some of my writings, and help me get better. -courtland.

Posted 8 Years Ago

Wow Emily I had to take a cold shower after reading this one. Very erotic and sensual. I loved it and I needed a shower anyway

Posted 8 Years Ago

1 of 1 people found this review constructive.

I love this! Great job (:

Posted 8 Years Ago

Great imagery in this one.

Posted 8 Years Ago

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Added on October 1, 2010
Last Updated on October 5, 2010




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